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What to charge for tutoring

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Hrafnkel Mon 18-Jul-16 20:01:03

I'm about to start tutoring a student for English Language GCSE. He's ending year 10, about to go into year 11. We've agreed an hour a week, with a few ad hoc sessions in August.

I'm in East Anglia, and this is a schoolgate acquaintance in a small village - our kids are in the same class, so I'll happily charge slightly less than the going rate. I'm hoping this may be the start of a bit more tutoring, so want to be competitive rate-wise but need to charge enough to make it worthwhile.

Does anyone have any suggestions of how much I should charge, please?

catslife Tue 19-Jul-16 13:59:36

I have found the rates on these tables very useful as a guideline Hope this helps.
I would say approx £20 per hour depending on your qualifications and experience.

Badbadbunny Tue 19-Jul-16 15:23:54

If you're providing materials, i.e. worksheets etc and doing marking of homework etc outside your set hour, then somewhere in the region of £25-£40 seems the going rate. If you're just using textbooks paid for/provided by the parent and aren't doing anything outside the hourly lessons, then £20 per hour is fair, certainly nothing less.

SisterViktorine Tue 19-Jul-16 18:31:42

DH charges £50 an hour.

Spandexpanties Tue 19-Jul-16 18:36:10

South west. Typically £35 per hour or 22 for friends

Hrafnkel Tue 19-Jul-16 19:36:14

£50 shock I definitely need to get more tutees!

Thanks all.

MustStopAndThinkBeforePosting Tue 19-Jul-16 19:47:50

The going rate for a tutor with a good degree and experience but no teaching qualifications was £20/h 20 years ago. I'd expect it to be at least £27-£29/h by now. A bit more if qualified.

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